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Fuseproject and SyCip designs for ultimate utility bike (photos)

Yves Behar's Fuseproject design studio teams with tiny frame builder, SyCip Designs, to craft a new urban bike, one that can handle San Francisco's hills during daily chores.

7 Images By Jul. 6, 2011


The ultimate utility bike? Maybe it's an e-bike

The Oregon Manifest bike building competition pitted three teams of bike builders with global design consultancies. One of the most novel approaches featured an electronic bike that was surprisingly cool.

By Sep. 26, 2011


Designing the ultimate utility bike

World-class designers teamed with small handcrafted bike makers compete to create the most useful urban bike ever.

By Jul. 6, 2011


OLPC designer eyes cheap specs for kids

Yves Behar turns his attention to See Well to Learn Better, a program aimed at designing and distributing durable glasses to needy Mexican children.

By May. 3, 2010


Puma unboxes new eco packaging

The new packaging will supposedly help the lifestyle apparel company reduce paper use by 65 percent and carbon emissions by 10,000 tons every year.

By Apr. 20, 2010


Ideo's electric bike wins design competition

An electric bike, created by global design consultancy Ideo and Santa Cruz, Calif., bike maker Rock Lobster Custom Cycles, wins the Oregon Manifest competition to build the ultimate utility bike.

By Oct. 7, 2011


Barnes & Noble unveils Nook Color

The bookseller has officially introduced the Nook Color, a $249 Android-based color e-reader with a 7-inch screen that will ship on November 19. CNET has the full details.

By Oct. 26, 2010


'Compostmodern' fertilizes the creative mind

editor's notebook S.F. confab devoted to sustainable design attempts to get the good ideas growing.

By Jan. 24, 2011


Barnes & Noble Nook Color

Barnes & Noble's Nook Color is a capable color touch-screen e-book reader that offers much of the functionality of an Android tablet for half the price of an iPad.

By Nov. 15, 2010

3.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 15, 2010